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Oct 12, 2012 7:30am EDT
local environment. officials think the aircraft could harm quality of life and natural environment. >>> it looks like a large flying insect. but is actually a man made device to make disaster response more effective. and it is being used by a japanese company to reach damaged sites that are hard to reach. and to send back high revolution, resolution video images. >> it takes pictures. it can shoot a video like this. through the work of of aerial company in this prefecture. they photograph disaster areas across japan. >> translator: the unique thing is it can go places where humans cannot, take photos and gather valuable information. >> reporter: four years ago the team made this unmanned aircraft guided by remote control, it flies to locations, takes pictures and returns. at the end of march last year, the aircraft made headlines. it flew over the damaged nuclear plant in fukushima right after the disaster. from a hite of 400 meters, it took high resolution photos. this shows the first details of the damage. it provided crucial information on where to spray water and how much. unti
PBS
Oct 11, 2012 5:00pm PDT
will negatively affect the lives of residents and the natural environment. >> reporter: defense ministers confirm there's no change to the exit strategy. they say that 75% of the population of afghanistan lives in areas where order is maintained by police forces. nato secretary general says the thdrawal pn is based on an objective analysis of the situation in the country. >> it's not because eyes have partners rush for the exit. it's not because of lack of cohesion within our coalition. on the contrary. we have agreed to hand over to the afghans and as they step forward, our troops can step backwards. >> reporter: about 100,000 troops, including the u.s. are deployed. they are training police personnel to fill the void after troops leave the country. trust between the two sides is being undermined by a series of recent insider attacks. international soldiers have been killed by afghan military or personnel or people wearing afghan uniforms. at the meeting the defense ministers agreed to continue task after pulling troops out. they also decided to draw up concrete withdrawal plan
WHUT
Oct 11, 2012 7:30am EDT
environment this week. >> all right. as you can see their opinions here definitely spanning the spectrum. we'll have more of those opinions throughout the day. we'll be back here live at 8:00 japan time with the prospective from the g-7 finance ministers point of view and we'll have lots more. so do please stay with us here. >> all right. thank you very much. >>> and do come to our web site to see all the conversations ron and his team have had with top economists at the imf world bank meeting. the address is right there on the bottom of your screen. >>> now hardly any of the talks at this week's conference begins or ends without mention of europe's financial troubles. they seem to worse within each passing day. spanish leaders are facing even more complications. a u.s. credit ratings agency has downgraded the country's sovereign bonds putting them on the outskirts of junk territory. standard & poors cut spain's rating by two notches. it's gone from triple b plus to triple b minus. that's only one notch above speculative status. s & p analysts blame the downgrade on further economic cont
KCSMMHZ
Oct 10, 2012 6:00am PDT
in chemistry for their groundbreaking discoveries on how cells in the body sense their environment. members of the royal swedish academy of sciences in stockholm made the announcement on wednesday. robert lefkowitz from howard hughes institute and brian kobilka won the prize. they have independently studied how human body cells can sense their environment and discovered that a family of proteins later named g-protein coupled receptors, send signals to the cells. >>> turkey's military commanders are wrapping up their reinforcements along the border with syria. they've sent at least 25 more fighter jets to the area. the build-up of troops and weapons is adding to fears that the fighting in syria could escalate into a regional conflict. turkish forces have fired artillery into syria for six straight days now. they're responding to mortars that have come from the syrian side. the tension at the border began when a mortar fired from inside syria hit a turkish town. five civilians died. turkish military commanders say they've deployed 25 f-16 fighter jets to a base near the border. the m
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